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Top Choice Antiques in Central District

Wattis Fine Art

This upstairs gallery has an outstanding collection of antique maps, lithographs, photos and posters for sale. Rarely will you find such an extensive homage to Asian history, covering not just Hong Kong and Macau, b…
Top Choice Gifts in Central District

G.O.D.

Goods of Desire – or G.O.D. – is a cheeky local lifestyle brand, selling homewares, clothes, books and gifts with retro Hong Kong themes. Fun buys include aprons printed with images of Hong Kong's famous neon signs,…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Central District

Kowloon Soy Company

The shop (c 1917) for artisanal, naturally fermented soy sauce, premier cru yellow-bean sauce (Chinese miso) and other high-quality condiments; it also sells preserved eggs (pei darn, 皮蛋) and pickled ginger (suen ge…
Top Choice Clothing in Central District

Shanghai Tang

This elegant four-level store is a local institution, and one of the few places in Central that specialises in luxury Chinese style. It's the place to go if you fancy a body-hugging qípáo (cheongsam) with a modern t…
Homewares in Central District

Candle Company

The flagship store for Hong Kong's Carroll & Chan brand of candles and diffusers sells gift-worthy products like ecofriendly beeswax candles, paper lotus-flower diffusers, incense sticks and fragranced wooden mu…
Clothing in Central District

Armoury

The Armoury can help any man look like a dapper gentleman – the elegant shop is a specialist in refined menswear sourced globally. You can choose from Italian- and Japanese-tailored ready-to-wear suits (from about H…
Fashion & Accessories in Central District

Blanc de Chine

This sumptuous store specialises in Chinese men’s jackets and silk dresses for women, both off-the-rack and made-to-measure. A gorgeous sequinned gown takes about four weeks to make, including one fitting. If you're…
Clothing in Central District

Cuffs

The funkiest of Hong Kong's new generation of tailoring stores, Cuffs offers fashion-forward fabrics and custom-makes not only suits, shirts and tux, but 'cool-dry' chinos and womenswear as well. There's even a Shir…
Fashion & Accessories in Central District

Initial

This attractive shop carries stylish, multifunctional urbanwear and accessories with European and Japanese influences. The clothes are created by local designers, and this is one of several branches around Hong Kong…
Drinks in Central District

Good Spring Co

This Chinese medicine shop has a counter selling herbal teas – for detoxing, getting rid of water, cooling the body or treating colds. The most popular is the bitter 24-herb tea. There's also the fragrant chrysanthe…